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3 11, 2017

Hidden Treasures


Boutique neighborhoods offer privacy in prime locations Story by Hollie Deese Photography by Peyton Hoge and Sam Carbine A large, private lot in one of Middle Tennessee’s hottest neighborhoods may sound too good to be true, but a new trend in home building offers just that to hungry homebuyers holding out for a near impossibility these days. Boutique neighborhoods are

Hidden Treasures2017-11-13T12:51:00-07:00
26 10, 2017

Fall’s Finest Things


A SWITCH IN THE SEASONS MEANS THE CHANGE TO DO SOME SHOPPING. THESE ARE A FEW THINGS WE HAVE ADDED TO OUR MUST-GET LIST. The company’s flagship product, Rebel Green Fruit and Veggie Clean ($6.99), is made with natural ingredients including grapefruit seed extract and organic extracts of lemon and lime.  It’s Kosher free and

Fall’s Finest Things2017-11-13T12:52:23-07:00
28 04, 2017

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay


A garden mural in Pompeii was the inspiration for this architecturally challenging barrel vault and groin ceiling in the private residence of Winnie and Edwin Sy. Ali Kay chose a distinct warm gold color palette for this ceiling that was recognized as Best Wall Treatment by the Texas Gulf Coast ASID. CHATTANOOGA. We’ve noticed a delightful trend that has

Positive Space: Design Solutions from Painter Ali Kay2017-11-03T12:03:55-07:00
23 04, 2017

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau


NASHVILLE. Enjoy this conversation with Nashville-based interior designer and author Marcelle Guilbeau in her recent interview on Million Dollar Decorating (Episode 417) with award-winning designer and author James Swann. From the podcast: "I grew up in Louisiana and beautiful interior design is everywhere in that world—and beautiful living. I remember begging to go and visit New Orleans and studying the incredible hotels and restaurants that took

Designer Spotlight: Marcelle Guilbeau2017-11-03T12:14:37-07:00
7 03, 2017

Expertise: Bob Wright’s Art Installations


[gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"]Put down the hammer. Call an expert. Call Bob.  Bob Wright portrait by Billy Weeks for Nashville Interiors. A painting by Nashville artist Ed Nash is in the background. Chattanooga. When Songbirds was ready to hang more than one hundred guitars on the wall in anticipation of the grand opening, they called Bob.

Expertise: Bob Wright’s Art Installations2017-10-27T07:52:13-07:00
5 01, 2017

Design Challenge: A Gallery-like Expanse of Wall


A fine art commission is a meaningful holiday gift. CHATTANOOGA. Interior designer Cirsten Weldon completed the main living and dining rooms for her client in Collegedale, but faced one major design challenge that required a custom, imaginative solution.   Design team:  Interiors, Cirsten Weldon, Eurasian Designs Artist, Alex Loza Suárez, Loza Studio and Atelier   THE DESIGN CHALLENGE:

Design Challenge: A Gallery-like Expanse of Wall2017-10-27T07:52:14-07:00
2 12, 2016

Wallpaper: Living with Texture and Pattern


We asked two designers to share rooms they’ve wrapped in paper—and we were not talking a mere accent wall, stairwell, or tucked away powder room. Paper, not paint, transformed the two large spaces into rooms that balance their vitality with an invitation to kick back and relax. Both designers defied the stereotypes of wallflowers to bring pattern and pulse to

Wallpaper: Living with Texture and Pattern2018-06-05T09:52:30-07:00
3 06, 2016

Taking Notes at the O'More College of Design Show House


[gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"] FRANKLIN. The 2016 O'More Show House featured a 1919 brick and stucco Craftsman-style bungalow on West Main Street in downtown Franklin. The 5,200 square-foot cottage highlighted the work of Middle Tennessee's finest design professionals, many of whom are graduates of O'More College of Design or serve as faculty and mentors. Designers included: Dana Goodman and Crysta Allsbrooks Parish

Taking Notes at the O'More College of Design Show House2017-10-27T07:52:17-07:00
2 06, 2016

Field Notes: Ten Take-Aways from the Jr. League’s Missionary Ridge Showhouse


[gdlr_image_link type="image" image_url="" link_url="" alt="" target="_blank"] CHATTANOOGA. The Junior League of Chattanooga is hosting a Designer Showhouse series of tours and special events to raise funds for its vital community projects. 'A Gatsby Affair' is set for Friday, June 3, and a wine tasting will be a hit on Tuesday, June 14. If you live in Atlanta or Nashville the tour is worth the short

Field Notes: Ten Take-Aways from the Jr. League’s Missionary Ridge Showhouse2017-10-27T07:52:17-07:00